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#1
Need Love?
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See it but never feel it. Get close, only to push it away. “Don’t know what you’ve got til it’s gone” Epitome of my life. What is wrong with me? What makes me so un-lovable? Can someone remove this defective... (more »)
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I Am From This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
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I am from My green blankey and Climbing out of my crib From playing mermaid in the bathtub. I am from walking my dog, And the noise he made when I step on his tail. I am from my sheep nightlight And Blue’s Clues and the Berenstain... (more »)
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The American Dream This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
It is the American DreamWhat we all strive for and imagineIndouble-wide trailers to double-wide mansionsIn sprouting lakes of fake fish.Nothing captures its essenceUnbound by time or dust or rotThe thingswe cherish still are lovingly pattedAnd... (more »)
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All I Need Is a Friend This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. This work has won the Teen Ink contest in its category.
Books fill up my room. Not baseball cards, or pictures of girls, or basketballs. Maybe a blown up picture of … … Pam Anderson might help. Black-framed glasses and a white, pale, lanky body. I should start working out. At least... (more »)
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Break Free
By , Phoenix, AZ
normal on the outside; constantly screaming on the inside. i’ll do anything to feel numb. depression is painful, but happiness in untrustworthy. happiness and hope leave too easily. depression is painful, but at least it is a constant... (more »)
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Ana's Voice This work is considered exceptional by our editorial staff.
By , Villanova, PA
There's cake upstairs Just one more page I'm losing hair But can you feel your rib cage? I've lost 10 pounds Be safe- five more Can everyone hear these sounds? Calm down, you're such a bore These pants don't fit anymore Keep them,... (more »)
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Ana's Voice This work is considered exceptional by our editorial staff.
By , Villanova, PA
There's cake upstairs Just one more page I'm losing hair But can you feel your rib cage? I've lost 10 pounds Be safe- five more Can everyone hear these sounds? Calm down, you're such a bore These pants don't fit anymore Keep them,... (more »)
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Feeling Alive
By , Birdsboro, PA
I just wanted to feel alive again As I turned to my old, rusty friend I just wanted to feel the cold air Calling upon me to cautiously share The pain that's been building up As I bring it to the wide open instead of bottling it up... (more »)
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Feeling Alive
By , Birdsboro, PA
I just wanted to feel alive again As I turned to my old, rusty friend I just wanted to feel the cold air Calling upon me to cautiously share The pain that's been building up As I bring it to the wide open instead of bottling it up... (more »)
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#10
The Signs
By , Winnipeg, Canada
One day I was in math class and he was sitting beside me. I asked the teacher if I could go to the washroom. When I came back I noticed this type of look on his face that was out of the normal. I asked him if he was okay. He said, "yes." Then... (more »)
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The Signs
By , Winnipeg, Canada
One day I was in math class and he was sitting beside me. I asked the teacher if I could go to the washroom. When I came back I noticed this type of look on his face that was out of the normal. I asked him if he was okay. He said, "yes." Then... (more »)
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#12
At Midnight
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He did it again. He did it again And I can’t help him now. He’s bleeding again. He’s bleeding again. When did he use, and how? He said he would stop. He said he would stop, But the world is such a reactant. She discovered his... (more »)
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#13
Future
By , Elberton, GA
I thought it was the end and I could go on no longer. I knew every detail of my future when he was mine. But he shattered me and the only future i could see was six feet under. Then along comes a boy, with only love to give, ... (more »)
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"Pretty Girl" (A Poem About Being... This work is considered exceptional by our editorial staff.
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Beaten but breathing, still, somehow, I’ve got the disease in my veins but I do my best to ignore it, A curse placed upon me when I was born with the name ‘Girl.’   Pretty girl, beautiful woman, how lovely it is to trace the... (more »)
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#15
The Monster's Bidding
By , marysville, MI
We all cared, I most of all, but even I couldn't change a thing, I couldn't take her away from the monster, the monster that bid her, more more more, just another scratch, just another slice, the monster would call, and she would... (more »)
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Barely Scratching the Surface
By , Raleigh, NC
Before you judge me Let me tell you my story: I was never like the other kids you see I had a different personality For the next 2 years (Casually beginning with kindergarten) I was always an "out cast" The odd one out... (more »)
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